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YEREVAN, Armenia | Armenia premier’s bloc winning vote, early returns show

YEREVAN, Armenia — Early returns from Armenia’s snap parliamentary election Sunday show the country’s new prime minister’s bloc with a commanding lead — an outcome that would help further consolidate his power. The charismatic 43-year-old Nikol Pashinian took office in May after spearheading massive protests that forced his predecessor to step down. Pashinian has pushed … Continue reading YEREVAN, Armenia | Armenia premier’s bloc winning vote, early returns show

YEREVAN, Armenia | Armenia election expected to consolidate premier’s power

YEREVAN, Armenia  — Armenians cast ballots Sunday in an early parliamentary election that is expected to further consolidate the power of the nation’s prime minister. The charismatic 43-year-old Nikol Pashinian took office in May after spearheading massive protests that forced his predecessor to step down. Pashinian has pushed for early vote to win control of … Continue reading YEREVAN, Armenia | Armenia election expected to consolidate premier’s power

YEREVAN, Armenia | Armenians vote for parliament; PM looks to bolster support

YEREVAN, Armenia — Armenians cast ballots Sunday in an early parliamentary election that was expected to further consolidate the power of the nation’s new prime minister. The charismatic 43-year-old Nikol Pashinian took office in May after spearheading massive protests against his predecessor’s power grab which forced that politician to step down. Pashinian has pushed for … Continue reading YEREVAN, Armenia | Armenians vote for parliament; PM looks to bolster support

YEREVAN, Armenia | Armenia’s new PM marks 100 days in office with giant rally

YEREVAN, Armenia — Armenia’s new prime minister has marked his first 100 days in office by calling a rally that has attracted about 100,000 enthusiastic supporters. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian took office in May after spearheading weeks of protests that forced the resignation of his predecessor. The 43-year-old former journalist had tapped simmering public discontent … Continue reading YEREVAN, Armenia | Armenia’s new PM marks 100 days in office with giant rally